Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the Earth are never alone or weary of life.
Rachel Carson (1907 - 1964)
Contributed by: Zaady
Our attitude towards plants is a singularly narrow one. If we see any immediate utility in a plant we foster it. If for any reason we find its presence undesirable or merely a matter of indifference, we may condemn it to destruction forthwith.
For the first time in the history of the world, every human being is now subjected to contact with dangerous chemicals, from the moment of conception until death.
The "control of nature" is a phrase conceived in arrogance, born of the Neanderthal age of biology and the convenience of man.
The human race is challenged more than ever before to demonstrate our mastery - not over nature but of ourselves.
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